Spring is upon us!  It is time to open the windows, water the grass, and weed the gardens!  Spring is a new beginning!  A reason to get off the computer and out of the house…  well, after you are done reading this, of course!

And even though great things happen all year round, Spring seems to bring out the announcements in everyone!  Engagements, new babies, moves, and so on.

Now, I don’t personally have any huge announcements to make, except for maybe my daughter’s joint birthday parties coming up, but I have a ton of friends and family members piling them on!

I have two friends who are moving soon who will need announcements, one friend who is expecting a new little one soon, and a nephew set to graduate from high school.  On top of that, my Sister In Law, who put herself through school while working and raising two amazing sons, is graduating from her Master’s Program!

We are very proud of her!

Shutterfly.com, luckily, can handle all of the announcement needs that I and my friends and family will need!

And since my friends and family will also need their trusty Lori to help them pick out the perfect announcements, I have been scouring the site coming up with brilliant – albeit stolen from Shutterfly.com – ideas for each of them!

My friends who are moving need something pretty, fun, colorful, and absorbent…  so that I can still see the address after I cry all over them!

But, the moves they are making are happy ones and despite that I will miss them both dearly, their announcements need to reflect the mood.  With so many amazing ones to choose from, they both need me to help choose for them.

They do.  You don’t need to verify it!

Now, I know the mother will probably have an opinion about the type of birth announcements she would like to use for her baby’s birth, but since I am on the site anyway I’ll just find a few helpful suggestions to nudge her along. Besides, she’ll be busy with a newborn and all so she’ll appreciate the help!

But I really want to take some time to help my Sister In Law pick something special out from Shutterfly.com.

She has worked tirelessly to earn her Undergraduate and Master’s degrees.  She needs graduation announcements that express her grace under the pressure of an education and a family.  Elegant, simple, and beautiful…  just like her!

It is really a good thing that Shutterfly.com has so many wonderful products to choose from to celebrate the events coming up in my friends and families lives!

Especially the photo books that I will need to put all of the pictures I take into and give back to them as presents!

And because I know that I am not the only one out there with big announcements to make – or help to make, Shutterfly.com is giving 1 of my readers 50 announcements to help the springtime celebrations along!

But first:

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